Tell Mulder, Tell Mulder Challenge

Pregnancy fics remain the most popular story type on this site, so if you're looking for a way to make readers happy...

Your challenge is to write a fic in which Mulder receives the news that he is going to be a father on two different occasions.


  • While many writers will choose write about Scully telling Mulder that she is expecting William and set the other pregnancy later, you don't have to. You may write about a pregnancy earlier than the one with William, exclude William entirely from your story's universe, or set both pregnancy announcements after Existence (Scully actually saw Mulder in Trustno1? post-The Truth? Post-IWTB?...).
  • Your story's plot may extend timewise well beyond Mulder getting the news the second time if you like.
  • There can be more than two pregnancy announcements as well. If you'd like Mulder to pull a hat trick, go for it

Alternate Challenge: Tell Him, Tell Him

If you wish, you may select a different X-Files character to get the news that he's going to be a dad twice over. Got a tale to tell about Doggett, Skinner or Krycek instead? Have at it!

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